NEWARK, NJ (November 2012 – Bring out your inner architect and design a Chanukah House for a chance to win some great prizes. From November 12, 2012 to December 15, 2012, upload a photo of a hand built Chanukah House using the new Manischewitz® Chanukah House Decorating Kit. The Chanukah House Decorating Kit includes everything you need to build a creative and tasty house!
It’s easy to enter! Simply upload a photo of your Chanukah House to the Manischewitz® Facebook website (www.facebook.com/Manischewitz.) There is a limit of one online entry per person. Additional materials such as sprinkles, extra frosting, cookies, candy, etcetera, can be used to enhance your design; the only limit is your imagination! Following the close of the contest, a panel of judges will determine One Grand Prize Winner and One Second Prize Winner. The judges will also select five finalists whose entries will be posted online for voting by the public; the entry with the most “likes” on Facebook will be named the Third Prize Winner.
The Grand Prize Winner will receive $500, Second Prize $200, and Third Prize receives $150 worth of Manischewitz® products. Additionally, there will be One Fourth Prize “Lucky Voting Participant” Winner, selected at random from a list of those who participate in the Facebook online voting, who will receive $100 in assorted Manischewitz® products. You must be 18 years of age or older to enter the contest, however, minors under the age of 18 can submit their entry with parental permission, using a parent or guardian’s e-mail address. For a complete list of rules, please visit BLANK.
The Manischewitz® Chanukah House Decorating Kit consists of a Vanilla cookie base for assembling your creation and an assortment of toppings and additions to outfit the house as your imagination envisions it! The toppings include blue, white, and yellow icing, sprinkles, mini beads, fondant, sugar, and custom sugar decorative pieces of a Star of David and a Menorah, both which are exclusive to Manischewitz®. There is also a Chanukah Sugar Cookie Decorating Kit that contains 4 Vanilla Trans-fat free cookies shaped like Dreidels and Menorah’s. Decorations for the cookies includes four icing colors; light blue, dark blue, yellow, and white; and a mix of blue, yellow, and white sprinkles, and mini-beads. SRP for the Chanukah House Decorating Kit is $14.99, and the Chanukah Sugar Cookie Decorating Kit has an SRP of $9.99.
“The Chanukah House Decorating Kit and the Chanukah Sugar Cookie Decorating Kit are sure to enhance the level of excitement of Chanukah for families,” said Paul Bensabat, co-owner of Manischewitz®. “Increasing the fun during this time of year is the new Chanukah House Kit Contest which will be sure to bring out the creativity in people while bringing family and friends together, an important element of life that we hope everyone experiences.”
Please contact Courtney Manders at 973.744.0707 or Courtney.Manders@bhgpr.com with any questions or comments.
The Manischewitz Company is a specialty food company that includes the Manischewitz brand®, Season®, Guiltless Gourmet®, Asian Harvest®, Rokeach®, Mishpacha®, Horowitz Margareten®, Jason®, Mother’s®, Carmel®, Croyden House®, Mrs. Adler’s® Tam Tam® and Goodman’s® brands. The company offers a diversified line of premium kosher food products that covers over 60 different categories.
The Manischewitz® brand was founded in a small bakery built to make Passover matzo in 1888 by Rabbi Dov Behr Manischewitz in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1932, Rabbi Manischewitz opened a plant in Jersey City, NJ, replacing the operation in Cincinnati. This move paved the way for the introduction of new products like Tam Tam® Crackers, Chicken Soup, Noodles and Gefilte Fish and much more.
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